Amidst the pub sing-songs and bombsites and with slums giving way to high-rise flats, life in Bethnal Green is changing for the Flints. Dad may decide to quit the docks and their daughter ... See full summary »
In the early 1960s trad jazz was all the rage with the likes of Kenny
Ball and Acker bilk leading the charge.Here a film is fashioned round
the acting ability or lack of it from Acker Bilk.There is therefore
numerous musical numbers intertwined with a rather nebulous and almost
non existent plot about the theft of jewelery.The film is supported by
a number of well known character actors of the time including Geoffrey
Sumner,George Cooper and Arthur Mullard.The music is very pleasant and
very nostalgic for anyone for lived through the period.given that the
running time is only 69 minutes it does not outstay its welcome.It is
currently being shown on Simply movies.
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